Thursday 1 February 1906
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1906 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- James Denis: French military aviator, a colonel in World War II, awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation).
- Adetokunbo Ademola: Nigerian jurist 2nd Chief Justice of Nigeria (d. 1993).
- Pierre Cardevielle: French composer / conductor (Amants Captifs).
- Hildegarde : American international singer and pianist known as "the incomparable Hildegarde.
- 1st federal penitentiary building completed, Leavenworth, Kansas
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1906 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Will You Love Me in December as You do in May? - Albert Campbell
- Just a Little Rocking Chair and You - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
- The Golden Wedding - Len Spencer & Ada Jones
- I'm the Only Star That Twinkles on Broadway - Ada Jones
- The Musical Yankee - Len Spencer
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